Then on Friday 16th December, he was found guilty of 21 other charges against two young girls. Clarke sat impassively as his sentence was read out while his three victims broke down in tears and hugged. "Outside court the police paid tribute to the 'courage and determination" of the victims. Now, the twisted paedophile has been told he is nearly certain to die in jail after he was sentenced to 13 years for child sex offences which he committed over a ten year period.
A man, who was armed with a machete on a busy SkyTrain, remains in hospital after being shot by a Vancouver Police Department officer. A weapon is seen in the snow outside the station. TransLink, the agency that oversees Vancouver's rapid rail system and other transit services, said the 29th Avenue station has reopened. The Independent Investigations Office has been called in.
After shooting and killing Andrei, Mevlut was later killed by police. On Monday, Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated in an Ankara art gallery by gunman who shouted, "Don't forget Aleppo!". An inhumane tragedy occurred today with our distinguished colleague Andrey Karlov . "It's a awful loss for us and also the world". He joined the diplomatic service in 1976.
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky had justified the sentence by saying that "a prison sentence would have a severe impact on [Turner]". A campaign to recall the judge from office was launched soon after he issued the sentence in June. "It is not the role of the commission to discipline judges for judicial decisions unless bad faith, bias, abuse of authority, disregard for fundamental rights, intentional disregard of the law, or any goal other than the faithful ...
The chief minister of Delhi, Kejriwal announced the name of Elvis Gomes for the AAP's Chief Ministerial candidate in Goa. A senior officer in Goa Civil Service, Gomes opted for voluntary retirement in earlier this year. At the time, he held the charge of the Directorate of Urban Development, and additional charge as the IG (Prisons). Currently, he is also the elected president of the Goa Football Association.
Members of the Electoral College in IL cast their final ballots Monday in Springfield as a small group of protesters demonstrated against President-elect Donald Trump in the Capitol. Two of the electors sued to go against the popular vote earlier this month. Baca was removed and a replacement was sworn in, as per a recent court ruling.
On the first day of her trial, Choi said the corruption charges against her were "fiction". The President has denied that, but apologised for putting her trust in her jailed friend. Park's office has objected to any raid on the Blue House, citing a criminal code that bans any such action on state facilities deemed to be militarily important.
Ten buses carrying the sick and wounded also headed towards Aleppo from two besieged villages, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The recapture of Aleppo is Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's biggest victory so far in the almost six-year-old war, but the fighting is by no means over with large tracts of the country still under the control of insurgent and Islamist groups.
They did not elaborate on the nature or severity of their injuries. Swiss media said police had sealed off the area, Reuters reported. The extent of the injuries is now unknown along with the identity of the shooter and the possible motive behind the attack, Swiss tabloid Blick reports .
Turkish police shot and killed the gunman, Turkey's NTV reported . Several others were said to be wounded in the attack, the reports stated, which took place in the Cankaya district of the Turkish capital. Andrei Karlov was attending an exhibition, "Russia as seen by Turks", at the venue when an unidentified gunman opened fire in the gallery. The Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman said he was hospitalized with a gunshot wound.
Besides, one of the accused got life imprisonment and another got a three-year jail term for helping the others hide after they committed the crime. The third accused Renjith of Uliyazhthara died during trial. The investigation revealed that RSS activists killed Vishnu in an act of revenge. Vishnu was also named as a suspect in the three cases involving attacks on RSS men.
The towns of Madaya and Zabadani are blockaded by pro-government forces. Trapped Syrian civilians and fighters waited desperately Saturday for evacuations to resume from a rebel-held enclave in Aleppo as the Red Cross pleaded for a deal to "save thousands of lives".
The image has been released today to mark the end of celebrations in the Queen's 90th birthday year. The portrait shows Her Majesty and her eldest son and heir in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle. She turned 90 in April - and marked the occasion with celebrations throughout her realm. Knight, 58, is one of the most influential fashion photographers in the world and has collaborated with leading designers including John Galliano and Alexander McQueen.
Military sources said the burning of the buses is another violation to the deal, which was struck by Russian Federation and Turkey. The government blamed rebels for the suspension of the evacuation which began on Thursday, saying they had tried to smuggle out heavier weapons and hostages.
After completion of the trial, the special court set up for the case at Cherlapally Central Prison found the accused persons guilty in all the charges framed against them, and convicted the five accused giving the judgment on quantum of punishment.
Gunmen are now believed to be holdup in Karak Castle, a Crusader fortress and a popular tourist destination, after attacking a police station there. Sources in Jordan have identified the four other fatalities in the Karak attack as officers.
The derby that splits families across the city of Liverpool has been an entertaining affair over the years and promises to be a sizzling affair yet again as the Reds are back in their marauding form, while Everton come into the game on the back of a resounding victory over the high-flying Arsenal.
It later reported that 29 buses were heading toward the two villages to start the evacuation process, adding that insurgents in the area rejected allowing 4,000 people to leave and saying they will only allow 400 people to be evacuated. "We're ready to resume facilitating the evacuation according to our humanitarian mandate". Idlib province, mostly controlled by hardline Islamist groups, is not a popular destination for fighters and civilians from east Aleppo, where nationalist rebel ...
Federation Internationale de Football Association fines England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland over poppies
The "political symbol" referred to appears to be the poppy, which is widely worn in Britain and Commonwealth countries to pay tribute to fallen soldiers, particularly from World War I and World War II. Mr Sulser, disciplinary committee chairman for Federation Internationale de Football Association, said: "The display, among others, of any political or religious symbol is strictly prohibited".
The dispute over the outpost near Ramallah has taken on worldwide significance amid concern over Israeli settlement expansion and recent moves by the Knesset to legalise thousands of settler homes in the West Bank. Amona settlers had rejected previous plans which would have seen only half of them relocated nearby, whereas the current agreement will reportedly see nearly all of them staying in the area.
Pakistan has started their first Test against Australia in 15th December, 2016 which is hosted at the Gabba, Brisbane . Wahab (30) and Shafiq (100 not out) almost took Pakistan to the close surviving all the way to the final over of the day until the former pushed at one from Jackson Bird only to be caught at second slip.
Gunmen have attacked police patrols in the Jordanian city of Karak, killing five people and injuring several others . But many Jordanians oppose the country's involvement, which they say has raised the security threat at home and caused the deaths of fellow Muslims.
Earlier this month, the press freedom watchdog reported that a total of 348 journalists were now detained worldwide, marking a 6 percent increase compared to a year ago. At least 57 journalists have been killed around the world in 2016 while doing their job, Reporters Without Borders said today. Mexico was the most risky assignment among countries not at war (if the drug war does not count), with nine journalists killed there.
A photographer at the scene said that they heard at least eight shots and the ambassador is in a critical condition. She said there has been no update on the ambassador's condition. A photographer with the Associated Press said a gunman fired shots at the Russian ambassador. While it is not known what motivated the attack on the Russian diplomatic official, Ankara and Moscow are now backing opposing sides in Syria's fraught civil war.
The ordinance called for businesses to allow people to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity. Governor-Elect Roy Cooper says a special session will be called Tuesday to repeal the controversial N.C. "As promised, Governor McCrory will call a special session". State Rep. Chris Sgro, a Guilford County Democrat who is president of Equality NC, said the ball is with the General Assembly.
Priebus said he did not believe that Brennan was lying, but claimed that Trump would accept that Russian Federation interfered in the United States election if intelligence leaders, including FBI Director James Comey and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, publicly came out and said so.
Doctor Maja Grba Buljevic told the Hina news agency that their condition had improved. Some said they had not eaten for five days. "They were in serious danger, but they started recovering once they were in the fresh air". The patients were also suffering from exhaustion, hunger and hypothermia, the doctors said, but their condition was not considered critical. The driver managed to escape into the fields.
Munir al Sayal, the head of the political wing of the Ahrar al Sham rebel group involved in negotiations over the deal, said Iran was insisting people be allowed to leave two besieged Shi'ite villages before letting the Aleppo evacuation happen.
Thousands more are expected to leave eastern Aleppo in the coming hours under a cease-fire deal that effectively surrendered the last rebel-held part of the city to Syrian government control. Has the news been confirmed? The United Nations security council is expected to vote on a proposal drafted by France to ensure worldwide observers coordinate the evacuation efforts, with humanitarian aid allowed in Aleppo and protection provided for hospitals, The Guardian reported .
The deal for Aleppo was brokered by Syrian government ally Russian Federation and rebel backer Turkey, and has been overseen by the International Committee for the Red Cross. Speaking to reporters following a meeting with Lavrentiev, Ali Akbar Velayati, the Leader's advisor on global affairs, said the U.S., the Israeli regime and their allies in the region have been seeking to oust Syria's legitimate government of President Bashar al-Assad and partition the Arab country to serve the ...
Wirt A. Yerger Jr., a Republican elector in MS, said, "I have gotten several thousand emails asking me not to vote for Trump". How common are faithless electors? Is it likely to happen today? At least one Republican elector says he will not vote for Trump, despite the fact Trump won the popular vote in his state.
At times, it's been ugly. Siemian mixed quick passes to Forsett, Demaryius Thomas, and Virgil Green as they crossed midfield and worked into field goal territory. But with Blount in the midst of a career year, the expectation was that the bruiser would be the bell cow if the Pats were so balanced. The second quarter saw more of the same.
Standing with her arm around her daughter, Fatemah said she did not want to live as a refuge. Three months ago, Alabed, an English teacher with a spotty Internet connection, decided she wanted the world to hear her children's voices and see their faces, hoping that maybe she could galvanize global support for those in Aleppo .
Cavusoglu said on his Twitter page earlier on Monday that "from the last night to now, 4,500 people have been evacuated from eastern Aleppo ". The UN Security Council could vote as early as this weekend on a French-drafted proposal to allow worldwide observers in Syria's Aleppo and ensure urgent deliveries of aid, the United States envoy said Friday.
The NWS says a total snow accumulation of up to 2 inches is possible. A strong Arctic cold front will move into Alabama tonight , bringing the possibility of strong storms Saturday night into Sunday morning. Snow will continue from about midnight into the day on Sunday . Lows will be above freezing in the upper 30s and temperature will rise overnight, so dense fog will form in areas.